Long Term Dietary Supplement with Branched Chain Amino Acids: A New Approach in the Prevention of Hepatic Encephalopathy: Results of a Controlled Study in Cirrhotics with Porto-Caval Anastomosis

Category Primary study
JournalHepatic Encephalopathy in Chronic Liver Failure
Year 1984
Recurrent episodes of hepatic encephalopathy (HE) frequently occur in patients with cirrhosis of the liver especially after surgical portal systemic anastomosis.l The prevention of these recurrent episodes of HE is based on neomycin, purging of the gastrointestinal tract, lactulose and restriction of protein intake.
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